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Bluetooth 5 Advertising Extensions

Av Torbjørn Øvrebekk December 13, 2017

Bluetooth 5’s benefits are about much more than increased speed and extended range. Low energy advertising extensions are also a major enhancement.

Advertisements are used by devices to broadcast data and information that can be discovered and processed by observer devices. This means information can be broadcast to multiple devices at the same time, as opposed to connected Bluetooth devices, which only allow peer-to-peer communication.

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Topics: bluetooth

Smarter homes with Samsung and Bluetooth

Av John Leonard December 6, 2017

The vice president of Bluetooth Special Interest Group said that he expects to see mesh networking technology play a bigger role in the smart home technologies being developed by the South Korean tech giants.

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Topics: mesh

BlueBorne: Lessons learned

Av Get Connected Blog November 29, 2017

Now that the dust has settled a little on BlueBorne, we take a look at how it came to be, its impact, and whether Nordic Semiconductor customers should be concerned. Read on for the full story.

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Topics: security

Real-time translation a step closer

Av John Leonard November 22, 2017


In-ear machine translation may seem like something from sci-fi shows, but the Bluetooth low energy powered technology is improving fast.

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Topics: hearables

Nordic Comics: Trade show virgin

Av Heidi Suul November 17, 2017

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Topics: comics

EU GDPR: Privacy for connected medical devices

Av Thomas Søderholm November 15, 2017

The impact of upcoming EU regulations on anyone who processes health data is huge. Here’s what medical IoT device manufacturers need to know about GDPR.

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Topics: medical

Android to fully support Bluetooth 5

Av John Leonard November 8, 2017

Android users are set to enjoy the benefits of Bluetooth 5 connectivity as the latest Oreo release includes full support for the standard.

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Topics: bluetooth

Nordic Comics: The Thread Expert

Av Heidi Suul November 3, 2017

 

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Topics: comics

How to optimize energy efficiency in smart devices

Av Pål Kastnes November 1, 2017

Taking accurate measurements is the first step to optimise energy efficiency, while finding ways to move as much of your processing as possible into dedicated hardware modules can cut your power usage by a surprising amount.

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Topics: power consumption

Power consumption explained

Av Pål Kastnes October 25, 2017

Talking about power consumption can be like running into a minefield of misconception, prejudice and marketing buzzwords. Determining what all the statements mean in reality is not always an easy task. 

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Topics: power consumption

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